Full-time freelance writer based in Glasgow, Scotland… author of 17 books, three of which are in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Permanent Collection… former news editor at TeamRock.com… former band manager, drummer and keyboardist… TV and radio presenter… real ale fan.
Zakk Wylde Learned Dimebag’s Guitar Parts from YouTube
He’s preparing for Pantera tribute shows with help from “other amazing players” online.
When Metallica Stole Their First Managers’ Wedding Champagne
James Hetfield recalls moment during "wild and unruly" era of living with Megaforce Records owners Jon and Marsha Zazula.
Why Dave Mustaine’s Metallica Reunion Talks Failed
Megadeth frontman says the conversation ended suddenly, even he though was “trying to be really friendly.”
Taylor Hawkins’ Final Filmed Interview Appears in Drummers Movie
Trailer for 'Let There Be Drums' also features Ringo Starr, Stewart Copeland and others.
Ozzy Osbourne Feared No One Would Know Him at Hometown Show
Wife Sharon says he's too hard on himself as she reveals they plan to sue over surgical error.
Why Mike Patton Refused to Join Anthrax
Scott Ian recalls "asking but not really asking" during his band's struggle to secure singer.
Watch Trailer for Netflix’s Woodstock ’99 Documentary
'Clusterf**k' series arrives on Aug. 3.
Tobias Forge Would Prefer to Be Ghost’s Guitarist
Band leader admits it’s “like complaining about not being the general because you get to be the king.”
Dio’s ‘Holy Diver’ Was Meant to Be a Black Sabbath Song
Wendy Dio and Vinny Appice discuss roots of band's debut single.
David Gilmour’s Iconic ‘Comfortably Numb’ Solo Was First Take
Pink Floyd guitarist tried again but nothing matched emotion of the original, producer Bob Ezrin says.
Watch Judas Priest Perform Without Leather and Studs
Guitarist Richie Faulkner praises "glorious" experience as metal vets play 1,600-capacity show.
Chad Smith Denies Being Scared of ‘Haunted’ Chili Peppers Studio
Drummer refused to move into Hollywood mansion to record 'Blood Sugar Sex Magik' with bandmates.